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Drinking cup (kylix)

Head and arms of a youth, probably Eros, holding a wreath. In front of him is the end of a couch and a piece of drapery of the clothing of the person seated there. This fragment would have appeared under the handle of the cup. Six other fragments of this cup are known in museums in London,...

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Provenance

By 1910: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 520–500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 121.

Accession Number

10.203

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels